South Waterfront Condos

Condos for Sale at the South Waterfront in Portland

South Waterfront Condos in Portland

The lovely South Waterfront district is conveniently located just south of downtown on the west bank of the Willamette River.

The average sale price of condos sold in April of 2017 was $712,500 with an average of $503 per square foot. The condos sold ranged from $395,000 up to $1,400,000. There were 4 sold condos in April of 2017 and they sold on average within 39 days. 

Portland's south waterfront is dominated by 4 High Rise Condos: The John Ross, The Meriwether East and West and Atwater Place. There are a few other condos in the vicinity, but they are not "officially" part of the South Waterfront. The south waterfront is Portland's newest condo neighborhood. It was built on former ship yards along the Willamette river, so river, city and mountain views abound in this neighborhood.

The Meriwether East and West were built and sold before the "crash" hit Portland, but the John Ross and Atwater Place were not as fortunate. The John Ross came on the market in 2006 as thing were starting to unravel, and The Atwater in 2007 as real estate prices were crashing. Both of these building used auctions to move excess inventory, and the John Ross has sold out its developer units, and the Atwater is sold out.

The location of the South Waterfront, just south of downtown and on the streetcar line gives its residents great access to downtown. And they built a tram to connect OHSU Hospital with the south waterfront. There still is not the critical mass of residents in the area to support a robust retail business, but there are a few shops, restaurants and other services in the new "self contained" little city. As the area grows, it will be interesting to see if the South Waterfront becomes a destination neighborhood like its big brother the Pearl District.

For now, Portland condos in the South Waterfront district are a dreamy, somewhat quieter and more affordable alternative to the Pearl District, and offer many of the same conveniences.

Scroll down to see an article by Wade Nkrumah about "Downsizing".

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41 Listings found with the following criteria:

  • Zipcode(s): 97239
  • Property type and category like any: CONDO

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17185071 1
Address:
455 SW HAMILTON CT 603 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$2,349,000
Sqft:
5512
MLS#:
17185071
Built:
2001
Beds:
3
Baths:
3.1
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
John's Landing / River's Edge
Taxe/yr:
$28,362.00
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
ODonnell Group Realty
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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You can experience an extraordinary lifestyle in this one of a kind penthouse situated above River's Edge Hotel along the banks of the Willamette River. Imagine entertaining your friends in this sophisticated urban retreat with extensive entertaining space encased in floor-to-ceiling windows that open onto 1200 ft.of terrace. Enjoy access to all the hotel amenities, including a valet, concierge, gym, spa and full service restaurant.
17681917 1
Address:
6134 SW RIVERPOINT LN Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$2,095,000
Sqft:
4273
MLS#:
17681917
Built:
1980
Beds:
3
Baths:
4.1
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
RIVERPOINT CONDOMINIUM
Taxe/yr:
$27,621.67
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
RE/MAX Equity Group
Zone:
R1
Status:
Active

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CONDO ON THE WILLAMETTE RIVER w/river & Mt. Views. Originally owned by the Dev.John Gray.Finest in Woodwork, Finishes&Stone.Renovations by Neil Kelly in '08 retain museum quality. Gourmet Kitchen w/ eating area. 3 Master suites; one on Main floor. Hard-to-find Attached 2 Car Garage plus storage. Possible multi-generational living or Nanny/Caregiver Quarters.Includes 25' boat slip.Close to Downtown, OHSU&VA Hospitals.Rare Opportunity!
17217676 1
Address:
3601 SW RIVER PKWY 2905 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$1,995,000
Sqft:
2698
MLS#:
17217676
Built:
2006
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.1
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
SOUTH WATERFRONT/JOHN ROSS
Taxe/yr:
$18,689.02
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Sean Z Becker Real Estate
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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Exceptional John Ross Penthouse! This one-of-a-kind home has dramatic Willamette River & Mt. Hood views & features a hi-tech modern flair mixed with a sophisticated warm & welcoming palate. The uber high-end finishes in this home set it apart from any other Penthouse in PDX. Featuring: Incredible custom stone, 2 fireplaces, smart home tech, steam shower, gym, custom finishes throughout, and so much more. This spectacular home is a 10!
17576500 1
Address:
3601 SW RIVER PKWY 415 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$1,100,000
Sqft:
2225
MLS#:
17576500
Built:
2006
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.0
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
SOUTH WATERFRONT
Taxe/yr:
$14,650.23
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Keller Williams-PDX Central
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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This modern and luxurious unit, lives and feels more like a house then a condo!Finest finishes include; hardwood floors, custom built-ins, and gourmet kitchen featuring Viking appliances.The wall of windows will give an abundance of natural lighting throughout the spacious open floor plan.The private terrace is approx. 544 sq. ft. which makes this unprecedented to any other terrace within the building or S. Waterfront
17118233 1
Address:
841 SW GAINES ST 305 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$920,000
Sqft:
1897
MLS#:
17118233
Built:
2007
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.1
County:
Multnomah
Taxe/yr:
$10,037.82
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Hasson Company
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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Bright & spacious home in South Waterfront @ The Atwater. Walls of windows overlook private courtyard & Willamette River. Includes 2 Master Suites (each w/walk-in closet & full bth ) and den, beautifully appointed kitchen (quartz counters/wine fridge/counter depth side by side refrigerator/large island) opens to great rm & dining rm. Covered patio/deck (w/BBQ hook up). Generous pantry & laundry/storage rm. Deeded secure tandem parking.
17135474 1
Address:
3570 SW RIVER PKWY 513 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$799,900
Sqft:
1605
MLS#:
17135474
Built:
2006
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.0
County:
Multnomah
Taxe/yr:
$8,732.12
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Living Room Realty
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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Luxury private residence in Meriwether West on the South waterfront. Penthouse quality upgrades, LEED built-energy efficient construction and appliances, hardwood floors, mahogany mantle, and custom cherry island/bar. Open living room with floor to ceiling windows, gas fireplace, gourmet kitchen, laundry/storage room, den, views of the river from patio and master bedroom. Amenities of concierge, party room, and walkable conveniences.
17062907 1
Address:
836 SW CURRY ST 508 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$799,000
Sqft:
1525
MLS#:
17062907
Built:
2006
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.0
County:
Multnomah
Taxe/yr:
$8,956.24
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Hasson Company
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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Two bedroom unit in The Meriwether East tower. Well designed great room plan with separation of two bedrooms that provides the perfect privacy for guests or use as an office/den. Cherry floors, fireplace, quartz, gas cooking, stainless appliances, and views of the river and city. Enjoy the convenience of a 24 hr concierge, close proximity to streetcar, aerial tram, and all the vibrance of the South Waterfront! 2 parking and storage
17698310 1
Address:
3601 SW RIVER PKWY 401 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$749,900
Sqft:
1785
MLS#:
17698310
Built:
2006
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.0
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
JOHN ROSS, SOUTH WATERFRONT
Taxe/yr:
$9,571.92
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Sean Z Becker Real Estate
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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Beautiful 2-bedroom home in Portland's South Waterfront. Floor plan lives and feels like a house, with bedrooms in separate wings, wood floors, gas fire place, and a spacious gourmet kitchen with walk-in pantry. Enjoy year-round outdoor entertaining on large covered balconies with gas BBQ hook-up and urban views. Home also comes with tandem parking and storage unit.
17593272 1
Address:
3601 SW RIVER PKWY 403 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$739,900
Sqft:
1874
MLS#:
17593272
Built:
2006
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.0
County:
Multnomah
Taxe/yr:
$9,787.62
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Living Room Realty
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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Fabulous warm open floor plan, corner unit, great space for both a living & family room, den/TV area. John Ross is a LEED certified private residence building- built with energy saving construction and appliances. Contemporary gas fireplace, gourmet kitchen, building amenities room, and garden/BBQ patio. Views, southeast exposure with lots of windows and fabulous natural light! Walkable to eateries, shopping, parks, and waterfront!
16140081 1
Address:
0841 SW GAINES ST #209 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$734,999
Sqft:
1806
MLS#:
16140081
Built:
2007
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.1
County:
Multnomah
Nhood/Bldg:
South Waterfront
Taxe/yr:
$6,896.26
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Realty Trust Group, Inc.
Zone:
CX
Status:
Active

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NEW PRICE!!!! Beautiful and spacious 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath unit in the luxurious Atwater Place Condominiums. Open floorplan with lots of storage and closet space in the unit, beautifully maintained with floor to ceiling windows. South Waterfront offers easy access to restaurants, shopping, OHSU, Streetcar, downtown and the Willamette River, don't miss this opportunity!
17569646 1
Address:
815 SW PENNOYER ST Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$719,000
Sqft:
1816
MLS#:
17569646
Built:
2006
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.1
County:
Multnomah
Taxe/yr:
$8,420.49
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Keller Williams Realty Profes.
Zone:
R2
Status:
Active

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Modern & luxurious end unit condo(Meriwether building) located in the popular South Waterfront area. Unit includes an rare over sized garage. The wall of LR windows will give an abundance of natural lighting throughout the spacious open floor plan. Gourmet kitchen, with large island. Radiant heat on the first floor, beautiful fireplace on main level and spacious master suite on the the 3rd level. Decks give views of courtyard/river
17147957 1
Address:
133 SW Gibbs ST 12 Portland, OR 97239
Price:
$692,500
Sqft:
2412
MLS#:
17147957
Built:
2017
Beds:
2
Baths:
2.1
County:
Multnomah
Taxe/yr:
$0.00
Schools:
Capitol Hill / Wilson
Courtesy:
Windermere Stellar
Zone:
CS
Status:
Active

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Never too timeless, Vintage inspired! High quality new construction condo with front porch. awesome kitchen & high end appliances. Bright, full of windows & Open main floor with blonde wide plank flooring and fireplace makes for a show stopper. 2 suites on 2nd floor with balcony. Finished third floor bonus (like you have never seen before)space perfect for office, additional bedroom or media space. Single garage, low HOA.

41 Listings found with the following criteria:

  • Zipcode(s): 97239
  • Property type and category like any: CONDO

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"Downsizing Downsides" by Wade Nkrumah

Basement.
Garage.
Closet.
You’ll have the latter when you move into your condominium. And you’ll wish you had at least one of the former two, which is what you’ll miss most when you downsize from your house to a condominium.
Even in houses, there’s often not enough closet space. Thus, basements and garages function as catchall storage in a great percentage of houses.
Therefore, if your house has a basement and garage, your what-I-miss list doubles in size when you trade your house for a condo. In most cases, closet and storage space in your condominium won’t double.
Lack of seemingly adequate closet and storage space can be the biggest downside to condominium living. So, if you’re a collector or a pack rat with hoarder tendencies, you’re going to have to curb your enthusiasm or stay in your house with the basement and garage.
Of course, there are creative storage solutions a plenty, even for the smallest condominium space. And – you guessed right – they come at a cost.
So, the smart condominium shopper puts closet/storage on a par with that which he or she considers the single most important living component or space.
For many, it’s the kitchen. For others, it’s high-ceilings. For her it’s the living/dining area. For him, it’s the wall of floor-to-ceiling windows.
Whatever is deemed most important, the priority mindset when looking for a place should be, for example, kitchen and closet/storage or floor-to-ceiling windows and closet/storage.
Most everyone needs space for computer/electronics packaging, fitness/recreational/sports equipment, suitcases, and miscellaneous collectables.
Thus, if having a place to store those skis or surfboard is a must, the condominium at the top of your list might be the wrong fit if there’s closet space only for your clothes and no other storage space in the building.
Many condominium buildings have additional storage space, but many don’t. As for garages, unlike in your house, the assigned spaces in condos are for cars, not storage.

Here is the link to read the whole article about Living Small in Portland Condos

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